Lahore (November 25, 2017): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif is chairing a high-level party huddle in the city’s Raiwind area.
Top party officials and government representatives are attending the meeting, including Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq, ministers Saad Rafique and Marriyum Aurganzeb.
Also present in the meeting are Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Hamza Shahbaz.The meeting has been convened to discuss political and national issues and comes amid an operation against Islamabad sit-in by security officials.
Heavy contingents of police, FC and Rangers were deployed to the interchange, where they are using tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters after the capital was paralysed due to the sit-in which has been ongoing for almost three weeks. According to reports, dozens of protesters have been detained.Earlier, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif hold a meeting at Raiwind in Lahore.
They discussed overall political situation and matters of national importance.